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C. Costs, Benefits, and Effectiveness (Continued)

enrolled In the program. Fellows must be full-time students and ordinarily
cannot have the fellowships renewed beyond a 36-month period.

Program Scope

Graduate and Professional Opportunities Fellowships

From fiscal year 1984 funds, 138 grants totaling $11 million were made to
colleges and universities to support 777 students in their second or third
year of full-time graduate or professional study, and to support another
547 new students beginning study during 1984-85. The fellows are expected
to study in academic and professional areas in roughly the same proportions
as they have previously.

Table 1

Distribution of Award
By Area for Academic Year 1984-85

Number               Percent

1984-85                  of Awards             of Total

Physical  Sciences             256                     19.3

Engineering                        274                     20.1

Life Sciences                     245                     18.5

Social  Sciences                 197                     14.9

Psychology                            60                       4.5

Humanities                            24                       1.8
Professions:

Law                               184                     13.9

Business                       72                       5.4

Education            ___12                       1.0

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Source:    See E. below.

Public Service Fellowships

From fiscal year 1984 funds, 58 grants totaling $2.5 million were made to
colleges and universities to support 137 students in their second year
of full-time graduate study, and to support another 122 new students
beginning their first year of study during 1984-85 in the field of public
administration or closely related areas. Fellows supported under the
program are restricted to study in the field of Public Administration
or to closely related areas such as urban affairs, public policy analysis,
international affairs, and environmental/natural resources administration,

Program Effectiveness

Graduate and Professional  Opportunities Fellowships

Final reports received during the fall of 1983 indicate that 60 students
were awarded Ph.Ds., and 193 students were awarded masters degrees or the
first professional degree in law. The doctoral degrees were earned in

the following areas:e E below.)417(a)